Recreational use of plants and use for conservation purposes
Wildlife legislation in Queensland allows for certain recreational uses of native plants and animals. Recreational purposes usually entail the use of native wildlife for private or personal enjoyment (i.e. not as part of a business).
The Nature Conservation Act 1992 recognises that the keeping and use of native plants is a popular activity. A licence is not needed to keep protected plants, however, if you are intending to take whole protected plants or plant parts (including foliage, flowers or seed), or you intend to engage in any trade in whole protected plants or plant parts, you may need a recreational wildlife licence under the Act.
The following activities are regulated under the Nature Conservation Act 1992: